HyperDic: carboxyl_group

English > 1 sense of the expression carboxyl group:
NOUNsubstancecarboxyl group, carboxylthe univalent radical -COOH
English > carboxyl group: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningThe univalent radical -COOH; present in and characteristic of organic acids.
Broadergroup, radical, chemical group(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Spanishcarboxilo, grupo carboxilo
Adjectivescarboxyl, carboxylicrelating to or containing the carboxyl group or carboxyl radical

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